Jason Momoa acknowledged that his tendency to form rapid attachments to animals prevents him from working with them.
The actor took home a new friend from the set of the next Slumberland movie on Netflix after production had finished.
The cartoon Little Nemo in Slumberland served as the inspiration for the film. Momoa portrays the mythical figure Flip who helps Marlow Barkley’s little Nemo navigate dreams and escape horrors. Nemo has a plush pig that comes to life at night in the film.
Momoa showcased the pig that was featured in the Netflix movie in two videos she shared on Instagram. “My new pal LAU LAU,” Momoa wrote in the first video he uploaded. also MANAPUA We haven’t made a decision yet. I want to bring them home, which is why I can’t work with animals. like his father, savage and feral. Hello j (sic)
The Hawaiian thought on the names “Lau Lau” and “Manapua.” Both names allude to well-known Hawaiian delicacies that are, respectively, steamed beef buns and pork with butterfish wrapped in taro leaves, according to the Food Network via People.